Content Standards

What content standards are there?

Metadata content standards serve as content rules for document and object description. These include:

  • CCO – Cataloging Cultural Objects – Description of cultural objects and their images
  • DACS – Describing Archive : A Content Standard – Description of Archive , estates, manuscript collections and all other types of material.
  • ISAAR (CPF) – International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families
  • ISAD (G) – International Standard Archival Description (General) – archival indexing standard
  • RAK-WB – Rules for Alphabetical Cataloging-Scientific Libraries
  • RDA – Resource Description and Access (international rules for cataloging in libraries)
  • RSWK - Rules for the subject catalog - content indexing of library holdings through subject cataloging